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few dollars. but as cbs 5 reporter patrick sedillo shows us, what he took from her was much more valuable than money. >> i hard him say, i'm going to kill your dog. >> pekingese 12 years old, sweetest thing ever. >> reporter: she asked not to be named so we won't show her face. this woman was robbed yesterday not only of money, but her best friend roxy, who she loved most on this earth. >> she was my best friend of the she was always there. >> reporter: she had lost her phone in her car so she parked to look for it when a man approached her at len worth and golden gate. >> he -- leavenworth and golden gate. >> he said give me all your money. >> reporter: he rifled through her pockets and found only $5 and roxy started barking. >> he said i'm going to kill your dog. >> reporter: after a struggle he made good on his promise. >> and he grabbed roxy from her collar, all of a sudden i see her fly towards traffic. threw her in traffic. >> reporter: roxy was rushed to the emergency room but it was too late. >> they said she was pretty bad in critical condition. so i had to put her down.
using the long weekend for holiday preps. >> i do think people waited a little bit. and now they're just -- ready to buy, buy, buy. >> reporter: the company visa released a survey this week saying that nearly three quarters of consumer still had holiday shopping left to do and many of them were waiting for the weekend to do it. >> a lot of good sales at the last-minute. >> reporter: why did you wait? >> because i'm a man. simple. >> really have no excuse. so -- >> reporter: and those out this weekend have an extra challenge, the on again, off again rains. >> i went yesterday, it was pouring rain. >> we watched the weather last night. and we saw that little gap coming so we thought let's take a chance and get out in the morning. >> reporter: and it depends on your perspective. >> at first day it went a little bit of rain feels good. >> reporter: most of those people don't have the time to worry about mother nature. they're keeping their eyes on the prize. >> it's a game plan man. you can't come out here not knowing what you're doing. you have to strategize. >> reporter: and enjoy the
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